W. Arthur Lewis
William Arthur Lewis
23 January 1915
|Died||15 June 1991 (aged 76)|
|Alma mater||London School of Economics|
|Spouse(s)||Gladys Jacobs Lewis (m. 1947)|
|Awards||Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1979)|
|Thesis||The Economics of Loyalty Contracts (1940)|
|Doctoral advisor||Sir Arnold Plant|
Sir William Arthur Lewis (January 23, 1915 – June 15, 1991) was a Saint Lucian economist. He was the James Madison Professor of Political Economy at Princeton University. Lewis was known for his works about economic development. In 1979, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
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- "Lewis, W. Arthur" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
- "Legacy of Nobel laureate Sir W. Arthur Lewis commemorated at Robertson Hall". Princeton University. Retrieved 29 May 2020.